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Subcamps and commandants

Direct camp supervision

Political section


Garrison doctor/chief medical officer

  • SS- Hauptsturmfuhrer Dr. Max Popiersch until September 1941
  • SS- Haupsturmfuhrer Dr. Siegfried Schwela to May 1942
  • SS- Obersturmfuhrer Oskar Dienstbach until August 1942
  • SS- Haupsturmfuhrer Dr. Kurt Uhlenbrock from 17 August 1942
  • Eduard Wirths [r]: (1909-1945) Chief Medical Officer of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp (September 1942-January 1945); described by Robert Jay Lifton as conscientious, but also was the local supervisor of Josef Mengele and others; committed suicide shortly after surrender [e]

Other clinical staff

Participated in genocide

Service functions

Other related topics

  • Zyklon B [r]: Originally developed for killing insects and rats, a stable preparation of hydrogen cyanide that, with modifications, was the chemical used in the Auschwitz gas chambers [e]